Roger Federer, Andy Murray Reach Quarter finals of Wimbledon 2017

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Tennis - Wimbledon - London, Britain - July 10, 2017 Switzerland’s Roger Federer celebrates winning the fourth round match against Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Tennis Champions Roger Federer and Andy Murray win their particular matches in the fourth round of Wimbledon quarter-finals that took place on Monday.

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Federer won the 50th Grand Slam quarter-final match and stood 15th at Wimbledon matches against Grigor Dimitrov. On the other hand, Andy Murray clinched the game against France’s player Benoit Paire 7-6 (7/1), 6-4, 6-4  in straight sets. At the tournament, Andy Murray was making attempt to make the last eight for the first time.

Now, Roger Federer will play against Canada’s Milos Raonic in the next match. He beat Alexander Zverev in the fourth round  to secure a place in the semi-finals round. Raonic beat Federer in the semi-finals at Wimbledon in 2016.

After Ken Rosewall, Roger Federer is also the second oldest man to clinch quarter-finals match at Wimbledon. Ken Rosewall lies at a score of 39 when he entered the last-eight in 1971.

“I’m thrilled to be back in the quarters again,”  Federer stated.

“It’s very special to be in a 15th quarter-final here.” it added.

Andy Murray will play against Sam Querrey in the semi finals round.

“I thought I played well. Maybe a couple of sloppy service games in the first set but that was by far the best I’d hit the ball so far in the tournament. So I’m really pleased with that,” Murray stated.

Roger Federer and Jimmy Connors (11 each) have entered more successive Wimbledon quarter-finals than Murray.

Andy Murray’s improvement is mainly remarkable as he reach into the tournament facing a hip injury.

“Two weeks ago I was resting, I was also a little bit concerned. When you’re having issues a few days before a big event, it’s frustrating,” Murray stated.

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“I’ve managed it well and I think I’ve played some good stuff. That was the best I’ve played so far in the tournament. I’m doing well so hopefully I keep it up,” he stated.

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